Freelance Forum 22: Eliot Higgins

Eliot Higgins is the founder and chief executive of Bellingcat, the investigative journalism collective responsible for uncovering wrongdoing all around the world. Founded in 2014 with HQ in the Netherlands, they have 20 employees and more than 30 contributors around the world. Pioneers of open-source journalism, their forensic research of publicly available data and ‘citizen-journalist analysis’ uses techniques such as ‘geo-location’ to pinpoint exact locations through satellite imagery to corroborate or disprove claims.

He is the author of “We Are Bellingcat“, a book about the collective.

Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins

Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins

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